The Indian Institutes for Human Settlements has published 'Adaptation as Innovation - lessons from smallholder farmers in rain-fed Karnataka', which documents eight innovative farmer stories from two districts in the state of Karnataka.
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This brieﬁng note discusses various adaptation strategies and prospects across three important 'hotspots' in India.
During the month of June, the ASSAR research team celebrated the publication of five new journal articles based on their findings in Southern Africa, West Africa, East Africa and India. Find them all here.
ASSAR's household-level research uncovers how men and women in rural India experience risk and paints a fuller picture of food security.
This new ASSAR working paper examines the barriers that farmers in the state of Maharashtra, India, face in adopting drip irrigation and how these emerge and persist.
Late March 2017 saw 17 ASSAR participants from West Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa and India attend a 10-day learning workshop on Linking Land Use Land Cover (LULC) and Ecosystem Services in Bangalore, India.
Maitreyi Koduganti from the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) gives an overview of a capacity development workshop for integrated climate in development projects, that was conducted in March 2018, in Bangalore, with the support of an ASSAR Grant for Local Adaptation Support.
Maitreyi Koduganti from the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) gives an account of a game that she developed, with the support of an ASSAR Small Opportunities Grant, to help people gain better insight into the complexities of living in peri-urban Bangalore.
This report, by the Indian Institute for Human Settlements, describes the outcomes of a series of transformative scenario planning workshops in Bangalore to discuss the issues of water security and response strategies towards long-term collaborations.
Heat-related deaths and illness are on the rise in India. With summertime highs hitting 45 degrees Celsius in rural areas, urgent action is needed to protect vulnerable populations. By Dipak Zade and Brendon Bosworth.
WHY FOCUS ON THE SEMI-ARID REGIONS OF INDIA?